For the Press Times
DE PERE – The Center for Global Engagement (CGE) announced that three St. Norbert College students have been selected to receive Gilman scholarship awards.
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program awards students up to $5,000, or up to $8,000 if they also are recipients of the Gilman Critical Need Language Award, to apply toward their study abroad or internship program costs.
About 1,500 U.S. undergraduate students have been selected nationally to receive Gilman scholarship awards from the March 2023 application cycle.
St. Norbert recipients include:
$5,000 Gilman award
Baumgartner, of Waterford, will be studying abroad through the University of Minnesota’s language immersion program in Montpellier, France for the spring 2024 term.
$4,500 Gilman award
Kapelke, of Sparta, will be studying abroad through the School for International Training (SIT) in Belgrade, Serbia for the fall 2023 term.
$5,000 Gilman-McCain award
Brianna Schultz, of Reedsburg, will be studying abroad at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland for the spring 2024 term.
Students selected to receive this award went through a competitive application process with the support of their study abroad advisor.
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.
To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship.
For more information, visit www.gilmanscholarship.org.